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Jean Agnes Niemeyer

Jean Agnes


Jean Agnes Niemeyer, 85, of Park Rapids, MN beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great- grandmother was called to her eternal resting place on Friday, September 8, 2017 at the Green Pine Acres Nursing Home in Menahga, MN.

Jean A. Branham entered this world on May 7, 1932 at home on the family farm, Henrietta Twp. Hubbard County the daughter of J. Robert and Aimee (Bayne) Branham. She grew up and attended school in Park Rapids graduating in 1949. She attended local Normal Teaching Training for 1 year. She met the love of her life Arthur "Art" Duane Niemeyer whom she married on April 12, 1952 in Dorset, MN, they shared 65 years of marriage. They raised three children in Minneapolis area and moved to Park Rapids in 1971. She was the world's best mom and homemaker. She and Art assisted with the family business in Park Rapids with their son Chris at the Care-Age Home, where they lived for the last several years before moving to Green Pine Connections in Menahga, MN.

She enjoyed knitting, sewing, gardening, crocheting and caring for her animals. She was a member of the St. John's Lutheran Church in Park Rapids, MN.

She is survived by her sons- Chris (Lynn) Niemeyer and Mark Niemeyer; daughter- Denise Porter; granddaughters: Amber Niemeyer; Julie (Aaron) McCullough; Jean (Jamie) Holets; grandson: Douglas Porter; great-granddaughters Isabella and Valerie Tierney; great-grandsons Tristan and Casper McCullough; sister-in-law: Joanne Branham, WA; and several nieces, nephews and great nieces and great nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband-Arthur on June 10, 2017, her three brothers - David, Claude and James Branham; her three sisters- Lyona Kruft, Ruth Vogtman and Beryl Kelsey.

Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 3:00 PM at the Henrietta Cemetery - rural Park Rapids, MN. Friends may leave online condolences at Arrangements are being handled by the Cease Family Funeral Home of Park Rapids, MN.